Changes To Shielding
Since Saturday 1 August, clinically vulnerable people in England are no longer be advised to shield. Full information on these changes is available here.
Assistance in Northamptonshire
If you are vulnerable, and need help in Northamptonshire, you can call the Northamptonshire Community Resilience Service's hotline on the following number: 0300 126 1000 (option 5). Alternatively, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org. Several other local assistance schemes, dedicated to specific parishes and villages, can be found on Facebook.
NHS: 111 - only call this number if you cannot get help online at 111.nhs.uk. Do not visit your GP or attend hospital if you believe you have coronavirus. Do not call 999 unless your situation is a medical emergency.
Age UK helpline for over 70's in need of support: 0116 299 2239.
British Red Cross help page: https://www.redcross.org.uk/about-us/what-we-do/uk-emergency-response/coronavirus.